Lotus of Life Mission:
To promote social, emotional, and psychological wellness through effective and goal oriented counseling to individuals, couples and families.
Lotus of Life Core Values:
All individuals should have access to affordable mental health services
Navigating the mental health system should not be a barrier to receiving services
Therapists best support the individuals they serve by exhibiting compassion, empathy and empowerment through authentic connections
Individuals are best served in an environment of understanding and openness
Leigh Devine, LCSW
Lotus of Life Counseling was grown out of a desire to serve individuals and families in Indiana across the lifespan in a safe, supportive environment. Therapy is offered both in person in our Westfield office and virtually.
Owner and Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Leigh Devine, uses a variety of treatment modalities including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Strength-Based, Solutions-Focused and Mindfulness in order to provide individualized treatment. Leigh is also certified in a treatment method for disordered eating called EDIT. See below for more information on that.
Leigh accepts United Healthcare, Anthem, Aetna, Cigna, Medicaid, and out-of-pocket forms of payment.
Leigh is certified in a method called EDIT for treatment of food related disorders. EDIT involves the practice of these principles:
Love Your Self - improve body image and enhance self-esteem
Be True to Your Self - enjoy intuitive eating instead of dieting
Express Your Self - safely explore and resolve your core issues
Give to Your Self - replace addictive behaviors with self-care
Believe in Your Self - prevent relapse and enjoy lasting freedom
Licensed Social Worker
Dawn specializes in anxiety, depression and adjustment-to-life changes including accepting chronic illness and working through grief.
She believes therapy is a collaborative, individualized process, and recognizes that healing looks different for every client. Dawn views the world through a lens of curiosity, and combines that with empathy, logic, and creativity to address each client’s unique goals.
Through a safe, compassionate, and non-judgmental space, clients are invited to enter a path into discovery and enrichment which presents openings to explore thought patterns and changes they seek to make in their lives. Realizing change can be overwhelming, Dawn develops treatment plans using cognitive behavioral strategies enhanced by the acceptance commitment therapy approach of values-based change.
She utilizes self-compassion tools as well as mindfulness, person-centered and strengths-based techniques, all while honoring clients’ unique needs as a way of helping them achieve balance and an attitude of acceptance.
Dawn is accepting new clients both virtually and in person at the Westfield, IN, location.
She accepts Aetna, Cigna, Anthem, BCBS, Medicaid and out-of-pocket forms of payment.
Licensed Mental Health Counselor Associate
Tatenda received her Bachelor’s in Psychology from IUPUI and her Master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Marian University Indianapolis. Tatenda has worked in a variety of settings including schools, an inpatient psychiatric hospital, and in community mental health as a mental health therapist. Tatenda has experience working with individuals who struggle with depression, anxiety, stress, relationship issues, adjustment issues, mood disorders, trauma/trauma related issues, and communication issues.
Tatenda enjoys working with middle adolescence and adults. She is committed to helping individuals navigate daily stressors and life challenges. She is passionate about helping people improve well-being and become the best version of themselves. Tatenda uses a variety of approaches including cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, person centered therapy, and strengths-based therapy.
In her free time, Tatenda enjoys playing tennis with friends, doing yoga, and traveling.
Tatenda is accepting clients both virtually and in person at the Westfield location.
Tatenda accepts Cigna, Aetna, BCBS, Medicaid and reduced out-of-pocket forms of payment.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Deirdre is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker whose approach is warm, inviting, and insightful. Deirdre received her Bachelor of Social Work degree from Indiana University in 2012 and her Master of Social Work degree from Indiana University in 2016. Deirdre uses a variety of integrative and holistic approaches with all clients. She meets her clients where they are and provides a safe space to explore struggles, discover strengths and guide in self-discovery and personal growth. She believes that clarity and ease can come from connecting the mind, body and spirit. She utilizes various mindfulness techniques to help clients gain insight in the mind-body connection, regulate emotions, manage challenges and better understand themselves. In addition to mind/body based approaches, Deirdre draws from a variation of techniques including; Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, the Biopsychosocial Model, and the Strengths-Based approach. Deirdre has experience in working with children, teens, adults, and families. She has a passion for working with individuals who are experiencing symptoms related to anxiety, depression, trauma, perinatal mood disorders, substance abuse, and grief/loss.
Deirdre accepts Aetna, United Health Care, Cigna, Medicaid and out-of-pocket forms of payments. She is available for virtual and in person sessions at the Westfield location.
Licensed Mental Health Counselor Associate
Lindsea has an associate license in Mental Health Counseling from Eastern Michigan University. She received her master’s degree in Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling from Walden University. Lindsea has extensive experience working with developmental disorders and providing in-home therapy as well as services focused on substance use.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is Lindsea's main therapeutic modality. She also incorporates Motivational Interviewing, and Solution Focused practices when working with clients. Lindsea prefers to adapt the therapeutic approach to meet the needs of the client. Lindsea is eager to make a positive impact in the community by assisting clients achieve their individual goals.
Lindsea is able to see clients with Anthem, BCBS, Cigna, Aetna, Medicaid and reduced out of pocket rates. She is available for virtual or in person appointments at our Westfield location.